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    Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in a crash on Interstate 35 south of Lakeville Monday afternoon.   Darlene Blake, 43, of Faribault died when she overcorrected her southbound vehicle, went through …

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    14 Dec 11
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    A Burnsville man with former ties to Prior Lake and Savage hockey programs has been sentenced to 15 years’ probation for sexually assaulting a teenage girl, after a judge ruled out jail time because the …

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    13 Dec 11
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    A Faribault man was treated and released, and a horse was euthanized, following an accident Monday morning just east of Lonsdale. Thomas Bokman, 46, was driving eastbound on Highway 19 when he hit a horse …

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    13 Dec 11
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    One person is dead and two others critically injured after a collision on Interstate 35 near Elko yesterday afternoon. The 43-year-old woman who died has not yet been identified. According to the State Patrol, the …

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    13 Dec 11
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    A city vs. county spat over electricity funding on a historic bridge in Shakopee has been temporarily set aside in order to turn the lights back on. The Shakopee Public Utilities Commission directed city staff …

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    09 Dec 11
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    A group of Belle Plaine business owners pulling for pull tab permits had its request denied Monday night by the Belle Plaine City Council. The council voted 5-1 to deny the Belle Plaine German Day …

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    09 Dec 11
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    Chanhassen residents have the highest quality of life in Minnesota, according to new rankings published in the Business Journals. Chanhassen ranked highest in the state and 23rd in the Midwest (out of 955 communities); Eden …

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    08 Dec 11
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    One of the oldest and tallest structures in Cleveland was burned to the ground this weekend in a training exercise for area firefighters. The Cleveland elevator was used for a training session to teach water …

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    08 Dec 11